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Philosophy

University of the Highlands and Islands

Venues

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Content

If you're interested in exploring views, ideas, theories, practices and behaviours, BA (Hons) Philosophy is the course for you. Socrates, one of the most famous philosophers of all times, said: "I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.": that is a core strength of philosophical studies. In developing your ability to think well, you will be able to spot errors in reasoning, analyse complex issues and arguments, build a strong case and make a point with clarity and precision.

Philosophy seeks to understand, and particularly to question, ideas concerning the nature of reality, value and experience that play a pervasive role in understanding the world and ourselves. The philosophy discipline focuses on problematic concepts, such as existence, reason and truth, which occur in every sphere of human enquiry, but more specifically on problematic concepts that belong to particular areas of thought and practice, such as politics, economics, religion, science and ethics.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers at BBC including 2 relevant subjects.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

V500

Course Length

4 years

Department

Arts, Humanities and Social Science

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.uhi.ac.uk

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